Torii Hunter is returning to the Minnesota Twins. It prompts the question, who are some of the more famous athletes to get their start with an organization, leave for greener pastures but eventually return to where it all began?
It’s Thanksgiving week, which means three things for most people across America on Thursday — family, food and football. And it’s not necessarily in that order. But it’s an annual tradition for Thanksgiving that families gather together and remember what they are thankful for.
With all the excitement surrounding the Vikings’ playmaking wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson (Percy who?), how ’bout we take a look at some of the all-time greats at the position?
With the Timberwolves likely to trade Kevin Love in a couple weeks, Minnesota sports fans are getting a sense of deja vu. Love is the latest in a long list of Minnesota superstars to be traded, or to leave through free agency.
Since 2005, the NFL has hosted an International Series by having a regular season game played outside of the United States. The first game in London was played in 2007 when the New York Giants defeated the Miami Dolphins 13-10.
It was clear that the Vikings wanted wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson in a big way. “They did, and I respect them for that,” Patterson said. “I came from the restroom, I took a couple steps and I got a phone call, and it was great.”
A lot of talented NFL players have yet to win the big one.
The Minnesota Vikings named Adrian Peterson as the team’s Ed Block Courage Award. Despite Peterson’s chase for the single season rushing record, head coach Leslie Frazier believes his focus remains on beating the Houston Texans. The Minnesota Vikings named Adrian Peterson as the team’s Ed Block Courage Award.
The Minnesota Vikings are in the heat of the playoff chase, but they also need to think about the future. The Vikings need to make a decision on several free agents and how to improve several areas.
The Vikings test with San Francisco is just part of the challenge for Antoine Winfield.
Vintage No. 84 Vikings jerseys will undoubtedly be in the stands on Sunday as Randy Moss is back in Minneapolis one more time as part of the San Francisco 49ers.
The NFL is full of big-play wide receivers — who’s the best?
Randy Moss, Jared Allen and Fran Tarkenton — who’s your favorite Minnesota Viking?
Alex Smith and the San Francisco 49ers picked up right where they left off last season in their preseason opener. Smith tossed a 4-yard touchdown pass to Brett Swain on the opening possession, backup Colin Kaepernick ran 78 yards for a score on the next and the 49ers breezed past the Minnesota Vikings 17-6 Friday night.
There has been an enigma running around San Francisco 49ers practices this offseason. The long-legged, quick-footed, hair-no-longer-braided blur wears No. 84. He still pulls his socks up high, talks with a country twang and goes by Randy Moss.